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Vote nears for California gas tax, fee hike for road repairs

Whether coastal or inland, northern or southern, Democrat or Republican, urban or rural, no one contests the fact that our transportation infrastructure is in n...


US Rep. Maxine Waters: Bill O'Reilly 'needs to go to jail'

O'Reilly took credit for the move, as seen in the video below, saying Ludacris is "subverting the values of the United States". "But it's all catching up with...


Americans' fear of China ebbs in the age of Trump

The deficit fell to $43.6 billion in February, 9.6 percent below January's deficit of $48.2 billion, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. "The strength...


Hiring slows, but US unemployment falls to 10-year low

Department of Labor's monthly report on metropolitan area employment and unemployment indicated a 2.7 percent year-to-year growth in jobs provided by Kansas Cit...


Delta cancels flights for third day after storm hits Atlanta

Delta continues to position aircraft and flight crews Friday following the impact of severe weather in Atlanta , the mid-Atlantic region and the Northeast this...


Police question man after Stockholm lorry attack kills four

Police said earlier on Friday after the attack that they had detained the man who "matched the description" of a photo released of a suspect wearing a dark ho...


Delta Air cuts forecast for key revenue measure again

Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued an "overweight" rating on shares of Delta Air Lines in a research report on Saturday, January 7th. It represents a security's...


Amazon to hire 30000 part-time workers, including 5000 work-from-home positions

The company is seeking to ramp up efforts in a number of areas, including customer service . That sum, plus the 30,000 part-time workers Amazon is looking to h...


Oil and gold prices rise following US airstrikes in Syria

President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart. Pot gold added 1.2 per cent to $1,262.46 an ounce after hitting its highest point since November and oil p...


Patel brings no respite to borrowers; keeps interest rates unchanged

The government nominees on the Committee are Chetan Ghate, professor at the Indian Statistical Institute; Pami Dua, Director, Delhi School of Economics and Ravi...


US Fires Missiles At Assad Airbase, Escalating Tensions With Russia

US President Donald Trump ordered on Thursday in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of civilians, including children. Each Tomahawk ...


Iran's 1st international marathon begins, with no Americans

Women have been banned from running in the main route and they are permitted to run only around the Azadi Lake. 'I have just run my first marathon and it wa...


Trump Adviser Gary Cohn Reportedly Supports Splitting Lending and Investment Banks

The Glass-Steagall Act, a 1933 law mandating the separation of the investment and commercial banks, was repealed in 1999, leading to a slew of bank mergers. Lib...


Fed minutes reveal debate over inflation and Trump

On the other hand, Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren announced that he will support four more increases. One meeting participant, the minutes note...


Iceland becomes first country to introduce equal pay law

The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2016 (the "Regulations") require affected employers to publish, annually, six pieces of prescribe...


May pitches London exchange to Saudis for massive Aramco IPO

Theresa May made her pitch Wednesday in Riyadh during the second day of her two-day visit. Saudi Arabia plans to transfer Aramco's shares into the PIF befor...


Canada gains 19400 jobs, but many via self-employment

The jobless rates for adult men (4.3 percent), teenagers (13.7 percent), Blacks (8.0 percent), and Asians (3.3 percent) showed little or no change. The unem...


KFC to stop using chickens raised with human antibiotics in U.S. stores

KFC, the second-biggest US chicken chain by sales after privately held Chick-fil-A, on Thursday told Reuters that it has given its chicken suppliers until the e...


Amtrak CEO: Christie vow to withhold funds won't solve issue

Railroad companies relying on Penn Station have seen a surge in ridership in recent years, increasing the strain on an old station with aging and limited infras...


Gambler tied to Phil Mickelson convicted of insider trading

And we really fell in love with this case when Walters and his lawyers invented a whole new strategy for defense against insider trading charges: Claiming that ...


Mayor says 'troubled' man making false claims

He made the allegations in 1984 but no charges were filed in the case, the Times reported. 'These false accusations are meant to damage a prominent elected ...


Adidas FutureCraft 4D Will Change the Sneaker Game Forever

Made in partnership with Carbon , a startup based in Silicon Valley, the company says it represents a breakthrough in 3D technology, called Digital Light Syn...


India ranks 40th on the world tourism list

Other countries in the top 10 are Japan (fourth), the United Kingdom (fifth), the United States (sixth, down two places), Australia (seventh), Italy (eighth), C...


China bans property sales in upcoming economic zone

According to Wang, the Xiongan New Area will help shift low-priority activity unworthy of the national capital away from Beijing. It basically aims to be an wor...


Norway Is Building the World's First Tunnel for Ships

As CNN reports, the Norwegian Coastal Administration wants to build a tunnel that offers ships safe passage through the Stad Peninsula . If you would like ...


Penn Station train tracks fixed but not for morning commute

Ten morning rush-hour LIRR trains were canceled again Friday for part of the morning because tracks repairs at Penn Station were not done on time. About 100...


Gov. Jerry Brown Lifts Drought Emergency For Most Of California

Brown also said the need for conservation continued. After more than five years of drought in California, The Golden State on Friday lifted the drought sta...


Tramaine Brock arrested in domestic violence case, released

According to police, Brock was arrested a short time after officers responded to a report of a domestic violence incident. Upon arrival, the officers found a ...


Lok Sabha passes GST Bill, PM Modi congratulates people

Bruhat Bangalore Hotels Association has appealed to the Union Government not to burden small hotels by levying more tax under the Goods and Service Tax (GST) sy...


European Union reunites in Rome

Gabriel wrote: "We should counter temptations from Beijing, Moscow and Washington, which always want just to speak to us Germans, by noting that we are happy to...


Federal agents raid California business in green card probe

Agents served search warrants at an office located at the Hilton, 225 West Valley Boulevard in San Gabriel, a home in a gated community in the 700 block of Carr...


RBI chief hits out at farm loan waiver

Keeping a key election promise, the newly-formed Uttar Pradesh state government at its first cabinet meeting on Tuesday made a decision to waive farm loans wort...


JAB snaps up Panera Bread for more than $7 billion

But in a statement, Panera founder, chairman and CEO, Ron Shaich, said he believes the transaction with the European investment company offered the best way f...


The Executive With Uber Invokes Fifth Amendment

Uber lawyer Arturo Gonzalez said the company has searched extensively for the allegedly stolen files, but hasn't been able to locate them on any of its servers....


'GST Bill in LS abrogates Parliament sovereignty on taxation'

With the introduction of the bills in Parliament, the government is in the last lap of the tax reform that will integrate India as one market with one rate of t...


Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Shares Down 0.1% Following Insider Selling

Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely moves underneath 30 notify oversold conditions. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Int...


InterCloud Systems, Inc. (ICLD), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) — Stocks in Focus

The Company has 1066.65 million shares outstanding and 1044.21 million shares were floated in market. Among some of the antitrust concerns is a belief that a ...


ADB: Asian growth seen steady, US policy uncertainty a risk

The report noted that among the middle-income countries in Developing Asia, the Philippines has been in stuck in its income status for 42 years. According to ...


Homeland Security chief backtracks on splitting families

Wednesday, though, the president's top point man on the plan said erecting a wall along the 2,000 miles of land the United States shares with Mexico would be im...


Is SeaDrill Limited (SDRL) a good buy?

Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company's profitability. Comparatively, SeaDrill Limited posted earnings of $0.11 per share in the same quarter p...


Minister: Iraq to boost crude oil production by year's end

Prices were moving higher in early Tuesday trading as investors waited for industry reports on supply and demand factors in the United States, the world's lea...


Trump, Xi set to meet first time

While the leaders will strive to make progress on those issues and other important points of contention, the extent and fundamental nature of the disputes are c...


US State Department Issues Permit For Keystone XL Pipeline

Though the Keystone XL now has the backing of the White House, it seems likely that it will continue to be met with resistance. The US State Department iss...


Too soon to wind down stimulus — ECB's Draghi

The Euro dropped to a three-week low in response before recovering some of its losses. However the European Central Bank was unconvinced by the data as it sug...


Constellation toasts high-end whiskey fourth quarter sales surge

During this financial year, Constellation acquired a minority stake in organic spirits producer Catoctin Creek Distilling Company, assumed complete ownership of...


Leftist Moreno wins Ecuador presidency

Socialist Lenin Moreno won Ecuador's presidential election, the electoral authority confirmed Tuesday, bucking a trend in Latin America to extend a decade of le...


Google, Telstra back new subsea cable system

Google, Indosat Ooredoo, Singapore's Singtel, SubPartners, Australian telco Telstra and education sector network provider AARNet entered into an agreement with ...


China, Cherry Coke, and the Oracle of Omaha

Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway , drinks a Cherry Coca-Cola prior to the company's annual meeting in Omaha, Neb., in 2010. He's also a heavy user o...


A Current Affair offices raided by police

Ben McCormack and Tracy Grimshaw discussing paedophile Robert Hughes on A Current Affair . Staff members were asked to leave the office as a search warrant ...


South African banks can deal with 'junk' rating impact: cbank

Moody's later placed South Africa on review for downgrade. The decision, taken on April 3, saw the country's foreign currency ratings slashed from 'BBB-' to 'BB...